Monday, May 18, 2009

Tiny Dancer

Yesterday we got to see a year of hard work pay off. It was Lindsay's ballet recital. She spent the short morning getting her hair into the perfect bun and getting her make-up done. She let me know that the make-up is her favorite part. I don't mind it any more, it used to be really tough...trying to put mascara and eyeliner on a four year old isn't easy. :)

So she was off with Daddy to the rehearsal. She gets there at 10am and the show is at 2. Good thing Jeff is a great guy and waits there with her. Not only does he wait with her, he fights off other parents by saving a row of seats for our family. You have to come with paper, tape, and a pen in hand and quickly mark your territory. We had great seats this year, thanks honey. :)

This years ballet was Mid Summers Night Dream and Lindsay was a beautiful butterfly. I wish I could upload video, but I don't have a cable to put what's on the tape on to the computer. I did get a few pictures. Not the best because of the lighting, but you'll get the idea.
The best part was both sets of Grandparents were able to come up for the performance. After the show we all went to Golden Coral and ate all of the buffet goodness that we wanted. It was a great day...the night however, not so good. That's part 2.

14 comments:

Lisa said...

She looks so elegant. I'm am glad that it was such a wonderful day....but now you have me wondering about part 2.....

Brooke said...

She looks so beautiful! It makes me want to get Riley into dance, too.

I'm in suspense about part 2 as well!

Jeanette said...

How fun. She looks like a little princess. Make-up is fun for little ones. I remember the days when it was fun for me too.

Sorry to hear that the night didn't go as wonderfully as the day.:( Looking forward to pt. 2

Stephanie said...

I loved girls in their ballet costumes. Beautiful

David said...

how fun. looks like a really nice production. and golden corral? i'm jealous!

Cindy Brinkerhoff said...

Wish we could have been there too! Lindsey is just beautiful, I bet the show was super lovely too!

Thanks for the pictures, now about that evening?

Jones Crew said...

Cutest butterfly out there!!!!

SuzanSayz said...

I love Lindsay's recitals. I never knew just how much I loved ballet until we started attending them every year. Same for Shawn. Who knew he would love watching a ballet.
I didn't realize you had taken her picture in the beautiful bed afterwards either. It's really a great shot.

Mike Brinkerhoff said...

She's so great!! :)

I'm hoping that the rough evening that followed wasn't related to all of the buffeting... that's NEVER good.

libbie said...

i just love ballerinas. yours is sure a gorgeous one!

Jenne said...

Great job! Wow you look like such a beautiful butterfly. I bet you dance even better than you look!

Amy J. said...

Those pictures are so cute...I love her expression on the last one. Sometimes the best photos are when kids aren't looking at the camera!

Oh I hope you didn't have a night of throwing up...that is my guess of where this is headed. Or a night at the ER...a mothers mind can create lots of not so good scenerios.

Amy said...

She is looking more and more like you as she gets older. What a pretty little girl. Love the pictures. Sorry to hear about part 2. What a night!

dani said...

i think your photos are great, heidi!!! and, lindsay is just beautiful:D oh, how i miss the days of ballet recitals... now, i'm off to read pt. 2.
much love,
dani xxxx
ps. is that you in the last photo with lindsay???